For many species, noise pollution can be deadly
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly

The disoriented damselfish were six times less likely to dart away from an attack, and more than twice as likely to wind up as some other fish`s meal, the study found.

Third rhino killed in Assam's national park in 2016

The latest killing came less than 48 hours after the second rhino was found killed.

China mulls first amendment to wildlife law
China mulls first amendment to wildlife law

China's top legislature is deliberating an amendment to the Wildlife Law, the first since it came into force in 1989.

Goa's 'green couple' get Sanctuary magazine's lifetime award

The awards, instituted in 2000, will be given on December 18 in Mumbai, said Sanctuary magazine founder-editor Bittu Sahgal.

Wildlife smuggler held, black spotted turtles seized

Mohd Mukeem alias Munna was arrested on at tip off from Gangaghat, Shuklaganj in Unnao district Thursday when he was going to take consignment of turtles.

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts
World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

How ecotourism is putting wildlife at risk
How ecotourism is putting wildlife at risk

 A new study has suggested that eco-tourism boom may be putting wildlife in a new kind of danger.

Too much of praise for Amitabh Bachchan irked other attendees at Tiger event?
Too much of praise for Amitabh Bachchan irked other attendees at Tiger event?

At a Tiger Conservation event, attendants were disappointed by how the event turned into a praising session for Big B  

Wildlife population thriving in Chernobyl: Study

For the first time since the Chernobyl accident, researchers have long-term census data that reveal thriving wildlife populations in the zone.

Kenyan conservationists march for elephant, rhino protection
Kenyan conservationists march for elephant, rhino protection

Leading Kenyan wildlife conservation lobby groups on Saturday took part in the global march to galvanize support for protection of rhinos and elephants that are facing serious threats like poaching and depletion of their habitats.

Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India
Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India

Every year, 2nd - 8th October is observed as Wildlife week throughout the world. During this time of the year, various environmentalists and activists do several activities related to wildlife conservation to spread awareness.

'Tiger safari' in Madhya Pradesh's three reserves
'Tiger safari' in Madhya Pradesh's three reserves

 Tiger Safari will be launched in three reserves in Madhya Pradesh to promote tourism, a move which is being opposed by wildlife activists.

National Wildlife Week to be celebrated at Delhi Zoo
National Wildlife Week to be celebrated at Delhi Zoo

 Delhi Zoo is all set to celebrate 'National Wildlife Week' in the first week of October, with many activities planned for school children and wildlife enthusiasts in the zoo premises.

Kenya has 140 tonnes of ivory stockpile: Audit

 Kenya has nearly 140 tonnes of stockpile of elephant ivory and rhino horn, an audit report said.

Two giant pandas to be released into wild
Two giant pandas to be released into wild

Two giant pandas bred in captivity will be released into the wild in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said on Tuesday.

250 movies from 50 countries in wildlife, environment film fest

 Over 250 films on themes of wildlife and environment from at least 50 countries will be screened at the maiden Kolkata International Wildlife and Environment Film Festival (KIWEFF) in October.

Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants
Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants

Expressing concern over the recent spate of poaching of elephants in southern India, a global wildlife monitoring network has said organised inter-state poaching gangs were behind the killings of tuskers in the forests of Western Ghats.

Watch: Caged elderly bears freed for first time in 20 years
Watch: Caged elderly bears freed for first time in 20 years

Aged bears that spent most of their lives constrained behind rusty cages took their first steps of freedom after a Colorado prairie sanctuary and PETA stepped forward to rid them of their plight.

Bears too care about UFOs!
Bears too care about UFOs!

Much like humans, bears too are bothered by unidentified flying objects (UFOs).

Shocking: Despite massive conservation efforts, India loses 41 tigers in 7 months
Shocking: Despite massive conservation efforts, India loses 41 tigers in 7 months

Despite massive conservation efforts undertaken by government to save India's tigers, tiger deaths have persisted in the country.